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Create an Index

POST /{appname}/data/{servicename}/_index

Indexes are used to provide fast search when querying a data service. With this command, you can create a specific index that can be applied to your query command, for more efficient response times.

Parameters

Path

  • appname - string - path parameters
  • servicename - value requirements
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Request Body

JSON
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Request body parameters

  • fields - JSON array describing the index to create
  • name - The name of the index
  • type - index type - should always be "JSON"

Example

This example creates an index on the fields named title and year. When querying for both title and year, the datastore can use this index for faster response times.

Node.js
Curl
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Responses

Status Code

Description

Example Value

200

Successfully created index

{"ok": true}

500

Error occured trying to create index

{"ok": false,"msg": "...."}

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Updated 24 Mar 2022
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